by Wadsam | December 6, 2013 4:06 pm
Dubai was named the world’s top travel spot at the 20th edition of the World Travel Awards held in Dubai.
According to the world’s travel elite — CEOs of travel agencies, travel experts, tourism board officers and executives — the city is also now home to the world’s leading hotel, leading new hotel, beach resort, spa resort and new resort.
This comes days after the glittering city was chosen to host the 2020 World Expo convention.
Meanwhile, Etihad Airways, the national carrier of the United Arab Emirates, won the title of world’s leading airline for the fifth consecutive year.
Other winners include:
Leading airport: Singapore Changi Airport
Leading beach destination: Grace Bay Beach, Providenciales, Turks & Caicos Islands
Leading beach resort: Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai
Leading cabin crew: Etihad Airways
Leading casino resort: MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas
Leading cruise line: Royal Caribbean International
Leading culinary destination: Peru
Leading golf destination: Portugal
Leading honeymoon destination: Mauritius
Leading hotel: Burj Al Arab, Dubai
Leading island destination: Maldives
Leading low-cost airline: AirAsia
Leading luxury hotel: The Oberoi Gurgaon, India
Leading luxury resort: InterContinental Samui Baan
Leading new hotel: JW Marriott Marquis Dubai
Leading safari destination: Kenya
Leading spa resort: Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Dubai
Leading themed resort: Universal Orlando Resort, Florida
Leading wellness hotel: Grand Hotel Lienz, Austria
Most innovative airline: Korean Air
Most romantic resort: Baros Maldives
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